Jun 3, 2010

When Otto Goes Bad...

Automation has oft-times been promoted as a way of eliminating humans from the flight deck. Ironically, pilots now must be prepared to fly the aircraft by hand while also managing the automated systems and being prepared to eliminate Otto if he "goes postal" - as illustrated by this accident: (you may need to click the PLAY button on the right side panel)

2 comments:

sylvia said...

Wow, that's chilling to watch.

ATC Happenings said...

I really like your blog. Plenty of good stories and pictures. Some great info for ALL pilots to learn from.